Meal Times

June 20-26

Friday 20

CENTRAL MARKET BEER FESTIVAL Enjoy daily demos and tastings in both stores and special dinners in the cooking school. Wed., June 11 - Tue., June 24, 8am-10pm. (2014) Central Market North & South. www.centralmarket.com

COMMUNITY LUNCH SERIES Chefs Jack Gilmore of Jack Allen's Kitchen and Bryce Gilmore of Odd Duck and Barley Swine will prepare the lunch with kids from the program and vegetables from the farm. Fri., June 20, 11:30am. (2014) Urban Roots Farm, 7651 Delwau, 512/750-8019. Sold out. www.urbanrootsatx.org/

LAZY MAGNOLIA Enjoy a Cajun meal paired with craft beers from Mississippi's renowned brewery. Reserve online or by phone. Fri., June 20, 6:30pm. (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. $55. www.centralmarket.com

Saturday 21

CENTRAL MARKET BEER FESTIVAL Enjoy daily demos and tastings in both stores and special dinners in the cooking school. Wed., June 11 - Tue., June 24, 8am-10pm. (2014) Central Market North & South. www.centralmarket.com

SIPPING SOCIAL Check out the new Fair Market venue at this fun party from Edible Austin that includes sensational cocktail sipping, some tasty bites from top restaurants, live music, and dancing. Sat., June 21, 7-10pm. (2014) Fair Market, 1100 E. Fifth. $45-250. www.edibleaustin.com/index.php/events/sipping-social

SOLSTICE SMOKE OUT SATURDAY After roasting a whiskey-brined hog all day, the pork will be served with vegetables, bread, and strawberry shortcake on a first come, first served basis. Bar opens at 11am; pork is served at 8pm. Sat., June 21, 8pm. (2014) Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden, 79 Rainey, 512/386-1656. $15. www.bangersaustin.com

TASTE OF NORTH AUSTIN Stroll around the Domain and check out signature dishes and drinks from restaurants around North Austin. Sat., June 21, 11am-4pm. (2014) The Domain, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, 512/795-4230. general $20; VIP $30. www.thedomainaustin.com

VODKA FEST Zed's wants to celebrate with an evening of cocktails, appetizers, and vodka sampling. Sat., June 21, 8-11pm. (2014) Zed's, 501 Canyon Ridge, 512/339-9337. $25 ($20, advance). www.zeds.bz/artists/Vodka_Fest.html

Sunday 22

CENTRAL MARKET BEER FESTIVAL Enjoy daily demos and tastings in both stores and special dinners in the cooking school. Wed., June 11 - Tue., June 24, 8am-10pm. (2014) Central Market North & South. www.centralmarket.com

LIVE WELL. GRILL WELL. Jennifer Fisher will lead classes in the Whole Foods Culinary Center designed to share fundamental grilling skill. Sun., June 22, 2-4pm. (2014) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/327-9595. $25. www.mix947.com

ROSÉ BRUNCH Throughout our scorching summer, enjoy a refreshing $12 bottle of Rosé wine with brunch items and desserts at LaV. Sun., May 18 - Sat., Aug. 16, 11am-2:30pm. (2014) laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

WHOLE 'LOTTA DESSERT SOCIAL Beat the heat with grownup versions of the summer favorites of childhood; sweet treats and cocktails courtesy of NadaMoo to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation's microcredit program. Sun., June 22, 5-7:30pm. (2014) No Va Kitchen & Bar, 87 Rainey, 512/382-5651. $10. www.eventbrite.com/e/nadamoos-whole-lotta-dessert-social-tickets-11767889073

Monday 23

CENTRAL MARKET BEER FESTIVAL Enjoy daily demos and tastings in both stores and special dinners in the cooking school. Wed., June 11 - Tue., June 24, 8am-10pm. (2014) Central Market North & South. www.centralmarket.com

Tuesday 24

ANDIAMO JUNE MONTHLY WINE DINNER Tue., June 24, (2014) Andiamo Ristorante 2521 Rutland Dr. Austin, TX 78758. $50. andiamoitaliano@gmail.com, andiamoitaliano.com/

CENTRAL MARKET BEER FESTIVAL Enjoy daily demos and tastings in both stores and special dinners in the cooking school. Wed., June 11 - Tue., June 24, 8am-10pm. (2014) Central Market North & South. www.centralmarket.com

FOUNDERS BEER DINNER WITH FOUNDERS BREWING CO. Chef Sam Castrale has designed a special menu to pair with the beers of Founders Brewing Co., and detailed tasting notes will be presented by Marcus TenHarmsel. Tue., June 24, 7pm. (2014) Hopfields, 3110 Guadalupe, 512/537-0467. $90. www.hopfieldsaustin.com

TEXAS TIKI WEEK Bars across Austin and the rest of Texas will join in the fun, serving traditional and original tiki cocktails in many locations. See complete details online. Drink.Well, 207 E. 53rd, 512/614-6683. www.drinkwellaustin.com

TRAILER FOOD TUESDAY The last Tuesday of the month ritual returns to the terrace with live music, Real Ale beers, wine and spirits, plus a different, mouth-watering array of local food trucks every month. Bring the family and a picnic blanket for food and fun. Tue., June 24, 5pm. (2014) Long Center for the Performing Arts City Terrace, 512/474-5664. www.trailerfoodtuesdays.com

WINE-MAKER DINNER Chef Allison Jenkins has designed a menu to pair perfectly with wines from the St. Emilion appellation of Bordeaux and winemaker Benoit Trocard of Clos Dubreuil will be on hand. Tue., June 24, 6:30pm. (2014) laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. $150. www.lavaustin.com

Wednesday 25

TEXAS TIKI WEEK Bars across Austin and the rest of Texas will join in the fun, serving traditional and original tiki cocktails in many locations. See complete details online. Drink.Well, 207 E. 53rd, 512/614-6683. www.drinkwellaustin.com

Thursday 26

LE STRADE DEL VINO This new event is designed to promote food and wine tourism in Italy and will include the tasting of six wines from Tuscany with speakers from Italy. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Thu., June 26, 7pm. (2014) Andiamo Ristorante, 2521 Rutland, 512/719-3377. $60 ($45, ICCC members). www.andiamoitaliano.com

TEXAS TIKI WEEK Bars across Austin and the rest of Texas will join in the fun, serving traditional and original tiki cocktails in many locations. See complete details online. Drink.Well, 207 E. 53rd, 512/614-6683. www.drinkwellaustin.com

TEXAS TIKI WEEK: 'BLUE HAWAII' The United States Bartenders’ Guild's annual Texas Tiki Week continues with this screening of Elvis' Blue Hawaii, paired with Bill Norris' themed cocktails. Thu., June 26, 7:15pm. (2014) Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320. drafthouse.com/movies/texas-tiki-week-blue-hawaii/austin

THE BIG CHILL Enjoy cool desserts and refreshingly chilled cocktails to beat the heat and raise money for Meals on Wheels & More. Hosted by the Austin Food Blogger Alliance. Thu., June 26, 6-9pm. (2014) Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629. $65. www.austinfoodbloggers.org

Friday 27

SUPPER FRIENDS: SOUTHERN STYLE Chef Jason Carroll prepares two outstanding meals based on the bounty of the Southern summer garden. Fri. & Sat., June 27 & 28, 7pm Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $60. www.swoopevents.com

TEXAS TIKI WEEK Bars across Austin and the rest of Texas will join in the fun, serving traditional and original tiki cocktails in many locations. See complete details online. Drink.Well, 207 E. 53rd, 512/614-6683. www.drinkwellaustin.com

Ongoing

$0.25 MARTINI LUNCH Select martinis for a quarter on weekdays. Monday-Friday, 11-2 The Parish Underground, 214 E. Sixth, 512/494-6078. www.bealestreettavern.com

12 DAYS OF DESSERTS Each dinner features desserts themed for a day in the classic song. Through Dec. 24 laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

ACC’S BISTRO 3158 International cuisine from Austin Community College Culinary Arts students. Thursdays, 6pm ACC Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd, 512/223-5334. $22. www.austincc.edu/cularts/Bistro

AFTERNOON HIGH TEA Every Sunday afternoon, this Downtown cafe transforms into a Victorian tea room with plenty of brewed teas, dainty finger sandwiches, and delectable desserts. Hours by appointment. Sundays Cafe Ruckus, 409 W. Second, 512/476-7825. $30. info@caferuckus.com, www.caferuckus.com

ALL-DAY HAPPY HOUR $9 selected sake carafes. Wednesdays, 11am-10pm Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen, 1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081. www.luckyrobotrestaurant.com

BANGER'S BIG BAND BRUNCH Don't fear the Manmosa. Sundays, 11am-3pm Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden, 79 Rainey, 512/386-1656. www.bangersaustin.com

BARTON CREEK FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

BLUEBONNET FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm 2323 S. Lamar. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

BOGGY CREEK FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8am-1pm Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650. www.boggycreekfarm.com

CEDAR PARK FARMERS MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park, 512/257-8500. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/cedar-park

COMMUNITY TABLE AT UCHI Enter a lottery to attend a community table at Uchi. Tue., Nov. 25, (2014) Uchi, 801 S. Lamar, 512/916-4808. austin@uchirestaurants.com, uchiaustin.com

CULINARY CRAWLS Explore Austin's culinary scene with your fellow foodies. Thursdays, 6-8:30pm www.austindetours.com

ESPRESSO HAPPY HOUR Get your morning buzz on with free espresso shots. Tuesdays, 10-11am Thunderbird Cafe and Tap Room, 1401 Koenig, 512/420-8660. Free. www.thunderbirdaustin.com

HOLIDAY FAVORITES AT CENTRAL MARKET’S COOKING SCHOOL An array of holiday-themed cooking classes. Sun., Nov. 2, (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. centralmarket.turnstilesystems.com/LocationDetail.aspx/AustinNorthLamar

HOPE FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm Plaza Saltillo, 412 Comal, 512/727-8363. www.hopefarmersmarket.org

HOTEL SAN JOSE'S BAVARIAN NIGHTS Tue., Dec. 16, (2014) Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. www.sanjosehotel.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Sundays, 11am-2pm CRAVE, 304 E. Second, 512/469-0000. www.cravetexas.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz, $3 mimosas, and a brunch buffet. Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 15, Nov. 22 Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. $24. www.sanjosehotel.com

LAV APRÈS-MIDI Discounted wine, cocktails, and small plates. Tuesdays-Fridays, 5-6:30pm laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

LAV LATE NIGHT Weekend reverse happy hour. Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30pm laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

LONE STAR FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Shops at the Galleria, Shops Parkway, off Highway 71, Bee Cave. www.lonestarfarmersmarket.com

LONGHORN BREAKFAST CLUB Bloody Mary bar and brunch menu every home game day. Complimentary party bus to tailgates. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 & 27 J Black's, 710-B W. Sixth, 512/433-6954. www.jblacks.com

MUELLER FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Mueller Hangar, 4550 Mueller Blvd. www.texasfarmersmarket.org

PRIMETIME HAPPY HOUR Late-night happy hour. Nightly, 7-10pm W Hotel, 200 Lavaca, 512/542-3600. www.whotelaustin.com

SFC DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe, 512/974-6700. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC EAST FARMERS' MARKET Tuesdays, 3pm-7pm Corner of MLK & Miriam. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC SUNSET VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SPRINGDALE FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9am-1pm Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale, 512/386-8899. www.springdalefarmaustin.com

TAILGATE ON THE LAWN Three hours prior to UT football kickoff time, Hotel Ella serves up food, brews, and cocktails, plus shuttle service to and from the stadium. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 Hotel Ella, 1900 Rio Grande, 512/495-1800. $50. www.hotelella.com

TIKI SUNDAYS AT PÉCHÉ Enjoy imaginative tiki cocktails every Sunday; grass skirts and leis optional. Sundays Peche, 208 W. Fourth, 512/494-4011. www.pecheaustin.com

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